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The hands of Orlac [electronic resource] : Orlacs hände / Transit Film GmbH ; Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung ; directed by Robert Wiene ; screenplay by Louis Nerz.

Publication:
New York, NY : Kino International, 1924.
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video file (100 min.) : sd., b&w
Series:
German expressionism collection
Lubitsch in Berlin
Silent film online

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Other Title:
Conrad Veidt in Robert Wiene's The hands of Orlac
Robert Wiene's The hands of Orlac
Orlacs hände
Subjects:
Renard, Maurice, 1875-1939 -- Film adaptations.
Demoniac possession -- Drama.
Disfigured persons -- Drama.
Hand -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Pianists -- Austria -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Silent films.
Feature films.
Language:
Silent film with English intertitles and musical background.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash, and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness.
Notes:
From the novel "Les mains d'Orlac" by Maurice Renard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1924.
Title from original container.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Silent film). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Kortner, Fritz.
Mercer, Paul, 1971-
Nerz, Louis.
Renard, Maurice, 1875-1939.
Sorina, Alexandra, 1899-1973.
Veidt, Conrad, 1893-1943.
Wiene, Robert.
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.
Kino International Corporation.
Transit Film.
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
Other format:
K465
K570
738329057022
OCLC:
827293665
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.